News from El Punt Avui

Government plan for the Republic

Catalan President presents objectives for next four years with idea of implementing 1-O mandate

international

Swedish far right brings down prime minister

Sweden’s Prime Minister, Social Democrat Stefan Löfven, was dismissed by Parliament yesterday after losing a censure motion filed by the opposition by 204 votes to 142. The right-wing alliance (moderate,...

Barça look for improvement against Leganés

After successfully negotiating the trip to Anoeta, Barça’s goal was to reach the first run of tough league games - upcoming encounters include Valencia, Sevilla and Real Madrid - with maximum points....

TECHNOLOGY

Intelligent connectivity over mobiles at MWC

GSMA announced yesterday that from now on the Mobile World Congress will be called simply MWC, the acronym with which it has been known for some time now. The decision is based on the desire to “remove...

TRANSPORT

Still no date for completion of train line to El Prat T-1

Spanish governments and Ministers of Public Works come and go, and the state’s lack of interest in deciding a completion date for the works to take the train to Terminal 1 at El Prat airport remains...

Call for EU mediation

Puigdemont publishes ‘La crisi catalana’ to explain the independence issue to Europeans and declares he would even consider a Spain-wide referendum

Poland threatens judicial independence

Sanction after sanction, the far-right Polish government refuses to back down and the European executive will not relent in its efforts to dissuade Poland from its anti-democratic drift. Already suffering...

international

New accusation against candidate

The confirmation of the conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as a member of the Supreme Court of the United States is in greater danger than before. On Monday morning, The New Yorker magazine published details...

society

Five new centres to shelter immigrant minors

The director of Attention to Children and Adolescents (DGAIA), Georgina Oliva, announced yesterday that the Generalitat plans to open soon five new emergency centres throughout Catalonia to form part of...

spain

Felipe VI gives the royal household a pay rise

Felipe VI has applied the same salary increase set for civil servants, in this case 1.5%, to the salaries of the royal family and the staff of La Zarzuela. The monarch will now receive €242,769 before...